Move to relax NSW bail laws welcomed; Federal judge asks if mediation orders limit access to justice. Melinda Taylor’s detention shows ICC can't protect its staff; probe into data collection by Google Street View highlights limitations of Oz privacy laws, and the head of ALHR says same-sex marriage is a fundamental right.
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[VIDEO] June 15-22: A move to relax tough NSW bail laws is welcomed by lawyers, while a Federal Court judge asks whether mediation orders present an access-to-justice issue. It is claimed Melinda Taylor’s detention in Libya shows the ICC has inadequate measures in place to protect its staff; a fresh probe into the collection of personal data by Google Street View vehicles highlights the limits of Australian privacy laws, and the head of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights says same-sex marriage is a fundamental human right. LW
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